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Preoperative Risk Score of Guaragna et al for a Patient Undergoing Cardiac Valve Surgery

Purpose:

To predict mortality in a patient undergoing valve surgery using the logistic regression model of Guaragna et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I97.1

Description:

Guaragna et al developed a risk score for evaluating a patient prior to cardiac valve surgery. This can help to identify a patient at increased risk for postoperative mortality. The authors are from Hospital Sao Lucas da Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

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